Sri Lanka’s Army Chief Lieutenant General AWJC De Silva, during a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Wednesday, lauded the Pakistan Army’s efforts against terrorism.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Sri Lankan army chief after his arrival in Pakistan laid a floral wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada. The visiting army chief was also briefed about the Pakistan Army’s continuing campaign against terrorist and banned organisations.
Expressing his full confidence in Pakistan’s ability to completely overcome the menace of militancy in the near future, Gen De Silva appreciated the Pakistan Army’s achievements and contributions towards national and regional security.
He also appreciated the army’s assistance to his country in its fight against terrorism.
Gen Qamar thanked his Sri Lankan counterpart for visiting the country and acknowledging the Pakistan Army’s sacrifices and efforts.
The two army chiefs also reaffirmed their determination to work together for enhancing regional security and continuing existing military-to-military cooperation.
Meanwhile the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army also called on Pakistani PrimeMinister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The PM stressed upon further enhancement of cooperation between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in various fields.
At the occasion, the prime minister professed that both Pakistan and Sri Lanka should work jointly in order to achieve regional peace and stability.
PM Nawaz also expressed his satisfaction over the present level cooperation between both the countries during the meeting, Pakistani media reported.